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Oct 1, 2012 11:30pm PDT
be refunding customers. the refund comes after a government investigation into charges american express illegally charged late fees, discriminated against some clients and lied about rewards. the company also agreed to pay almost $28 million in fines to regulators including the consumer financial protection bureau. >>> fed chairman ben bernanke today defended policies used to stimulate the economy. he listed other thing that is can be done. >> such as putting the federal budget on a sustainable path. reforming the tax code, improving our educational system supporting technological invasion. and expanding international trade. >> reporter: bernanke also rejected criticism that the federal reserve is laying the ground work for inflation and letting the government run up huge budget deficits. >>> get ktvu news to go now. download the ktvu app, click on the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live right there on your mobile device. >>> a bay area man who started an innovative anti poverty program says he is deeply honored to learn he is the winner of a mcarthur genius aw
Sep 24, 2012 11:30pm PDT
eyes of the federal government. if the justices take up the issue arguments wouldn't start until next year with decisions expected by june of next year. >> apple said it sold more than 5 million i-phones in the first three days and while that would be a great thing for most analysts respect that impressed. the 5 is selling so fast many stores have run out and the the new mobile operating system has been down loaded more than 100 million times. still analysts had expected apple to well six million over the weekend. >>> a riot last night at one of the factories in china that makes the phones led to a production shut down there. reports say at least 2,000 were involved. 40 were hurt. the plant had been under investigation from employee conditions and long work hours. it's expected though to reopen tomorrow. information is limited but it appears it started when a security guard struck a worker. >>> apple stock slid t dropped to $690 a share. it's down nine dollars or 1%. last week apple hit a high of $700 a share. >> university of san francisco tells us that an associate dean has ste
Sep 28, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. government. they say more should have been done to help them after they were sexually assaulted. say top military officials didn't do enough for the crimes. >> i have been alone and i have been silent. >> today daniel danielle hoffman is speaking out. >> it's hard to speak out, especially if you are still in the military. but you're not alone and we're fighting for you. >> reporter: she's joining 18 others in a federal lawsuit filed in san francisco today against the current and former u.s. defense secretaries and the -- they claim these high ranking officials knew about the assault problems in the military and didn't do enough to stop the attackers. >> they all endured strikingly similar partners of retall -- patterns of retaliation. >> the treatment of rape victims in the military is so stigmatizing, many would rather die. >> according to the 2000 annual report it estimates 19,000 military sexual assaults but only 3200 reported. that's why pushing the stop act. would push it into an independent panel. >> they will get a fair review, that they will not have the conflict of interest over
Sep 26, 2012 11:30pm PDT
cocktails at riot police who fire back with tear gas. the greek government has agree today $15 billion in spending cuts, demanded by natural creditors. in syria, two suicide bombs exploded just ten minutes apart outside army headquarters in damascus. at least five people were killed, including an iranian tv reporter. security camera footage showed the first bombing, where a van slowed down, and then exploded. that also may have been a diversion to allow the second bomber to get closer. >>> in uruguay, lawmakers in the chamber of deputies have voted to legalize abortion with a one vote margin. the bill gives women the right to abortion in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. cuba is the only other latin american country with legalized abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. >>> the cyclists efforts were celebrated tonight in fremont. the 6,000-mile journey began in anchorage alaska. the cyclists are on their way to colombia, south carolina. >> compare today what these breast cancer survivers go through in chemotherapy and radiation, what we're doing is nothing. >> the riders say they wan
Sep 25, 2012 11:30pm PDT
small islands. two weeks ago the japanese government bought the uninhabited islands. and until today taiwan had pretty much stayed out of the dispute. >>> in israel, jews prepared for the holiest day on their calendar. the day of atonment. it began at sun down. jews pray and ask god to forgive their sins and some also fast. >>> six weeks and counting and the polls are counting too. what mitt romney has >>> we have developing news tonight concerning a daring armed robbery of a safeway store in san leandro. it happened around 9:00 tonight. police say the armed robbers got away with an unknown amount of money. there are no reports of anyone being hurt. at the hour the store is closed while police conduct their investigation. >>> the race for president is heating up with just six weeks left until election day. ktvu's rita williams tells us the issue of foreign policy took center stage today but likely won't be the main issue at the first debate next week. >> reporter: in a speech at the united nation, president obama fought violence and extremism. >> today we must declare that this viole
Sep 27, 2012 11:30pm PDT
own > ere are 47% of the people who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has the responsibility to care for them. >> that audio was a replay of the republican nominees remarks. romney was recorded saying roughly 47% of american households do not pay income taxes. obama campaign says that the words did not need any -- >>> city college has already gone through significant changes. >> reporter: city college students are already feeling the pinch. 700 classes have been cut this year. >> i cannot get the classes that i wanted earlier this year. there's a high demand classes but low supply of courses. >> reporter: but city college must make many more sweeping changes or risk losing its accreditation and possibly closing. >> future of city college is really what is at stake. >> reporter: guillermo villanueva is a counselor who works two jobs. he's concerned about what will happen. >> i'm still concerned about not having a job next year. >> there's a great concern about instability and fewer teachers and fewer teachers to do the work of the whole college. >> reporter: the
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